BAKU (Reuters) – Switzerland’s Benfica striker Haris Seferovic is hoping a calmer angle will assist take his membership type this season into the European Championship.
The 29-year-old is about to steer the Swiss assault on the event over the following month, beginning with Saturday’s Group A conflict towards Wales in Baku.
Seferovic narrowly missed out on the highest scorer’s crown in Portugal, ending second with 22 targets, however he has been unconvincing for his nation at earlier main tournaments.
He has performed on the final two World Cups and the 2016 Euros however scored solely as soon as in 11 video games.
“I’ve to make higher use of my alternatives, that is clear,” he informed reporters after the Swiss accomplished their first coaching session in Azerbaijan on Tuesday.
He stated his spectacular season at Benfica, who completed third, had come about after adopting a greater psychological strategy.
“I used to get upset about missed alternatives and due to these damaging ideas, I might lose my focus,” he stated.
“Now I’m calmer. If there’s a probability, I am going to simply shoot. And if that doesn’t come off then I do know the following probability will come – and I’ll then use it.”
Seferovic has already produced proof of his new strategy for Switzerland in March with a objective in a World Cup qualifier in Bulgaria and the winner in a pleasant victory over Finland.
(Writing by Mark Gleeson; Enhancing by Ken Ferris)